| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Seeing J. Roddy Walston and the Business in concert always guarantees one thing: You'll leave much sweatier than you arrived.
Since arriving in Baltimore from Tennessee in 2004, the quartet's workmanlike reputation has been built on its raucous, give-...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At an open-air studio in Rishikesh, India, Allison Korycki fell in love with yoga, participating in her first class as monkeys hung on the doors of the classroom. Now, the 25-year-old Korycki, who lives in Charles Village, is the director of operations at...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:47 AM
When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs.
This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 12:46 PM
My Morning Jacket performed Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. b editor Anne Tallent reviews the show below.
"Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn't listen
Never thought I'd get caught and wind up in prison"
The lyrics of My...
| Nov 22, 2011
They didn't want it to end this way, but it will.
After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:43 AM
Bands come and go all of the time, but they are not all created equal. We were reminded of this not once, not twice, but three times in recent months, when three of Baltimore's most celebrated and seasoned acts announced their breakups.
The Bridge, a...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:01 AM
The Beach Boys will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion June 15 as part of their 50th anniversary tour.
The anniversary tour was confirmed late last year and the dates are now trickling out, with the band confirming all dates Wednesday on their...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Radiohead keeps adding dates to their new tour.
Among the just-announced latest batch is the Verizon Center. The band will hit the Washington D.C. stage June 3. They've been touring in support of their latest album "The King of Limbs."
Tickets, at $69....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:29 AM
George Strait is the king of classic country music. Del McCoury reigns in the bluegrass world. Chicago will host both these legends when the mainstream country veteran and the bluegrass stalwart play local gigs on Saturday night.
Strait, 61, comes to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Mardi Gras is next Tuesday, but you'll be roughly 1,426.5 miles away from New Orleans. (Plus, it's a school night.) If you can't make the 20+ hour drive south, head to the UConn campus on Friday, where former Dirty Dozen Brass Band trombonist Big Sam...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Lily Allen has always had a knack for ribbing guys in her lyrics. Now she's using her new album to do a bit of the same.
In an interview on the BBC's "The Graham Norton Show," Allen said her new album -- her first since 2009 -- would bear the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Pop star-turned-actor Pink will be making an appearance at March 2's Academy Awards. Described by Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron in a statement as "one of the greatest voices in pop music and one of the best performers of her generation," Pink...